Cryptocurrency

December 27, 2019

Studying the Larger Implications of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Central Bank Digitial Currencies (CBDCs) were a widely discussed theme in the latter half of 2019. It is important for us to understand what sovereign-run digital […]
December 26, 2019

Tokenizing Real-World Assets: Vision and Obstacles

We often hear influencers like Anthony Pompliano speak about how tokenization of assets on a blockchain is inevitable. Although real-world assets have some complicated trade-offs involved, […]
December 25, 2019

Staking Services Could Be the Real Money Baggers of 2020

Bitcoin started with Proof of Work (PoW), and almost every other cryptocurrency followed. Now, the paradigm is shifting toward Proof of Stake (PoS) as concerns regarding […]

Synthetic Assets As the Key to Financial Inclusion

Crypto enthusiasts often speak of “banking the unbanked”. However, this hasn’t really played out all that much, as Bitcoin and others have remained as an asset […]

Iran Proposes Creation of New Cryptocurrency to End US Dollar Dominance

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has proposed that Islamic countries should create a cryptocurrency in order to end the US dollar’s dominance in the world. At a recent […]
December 24, 2019

What Is the True Purpose of Litecoin?

As things stand today, Litecoin is seen as an earlier version of Bitcoin Cash that essentially forked from the Bitcoin code, albeit non-contentiously, in order to […]

US Congressman Paul Gosar Introduces ‘Crypto-Currency Act of 2020’

In a clear indication that US lawmakers are getting serious about regulating the crypto space, a US Congressman representing the state of Arizona, Paul Gosar, has […]
December 21, 2019

Anonymous Fund to Invest $75 Million in Privacy Focused Startups

The activist group ‘Anonymous’ has now resurfaced in order to donate $75 million in funding to blockchain startups that are aiming to increase digital privacy. This […]
December 20, 2019

Brainard Warns of Key Risks Associated With Libra

In what can be a pointer to what’s in store for Facebook’s proposed stablecoin “Libra”, a member of the US Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, Lael […]